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Ebola milestone: Liberia releases last known patient from treatment

Ebola milestone: Liberia releases last known patient from treatment

She is “one of the happiest persons on Earth today.” And she could be Liberia’s last Ebola patient in a devastating outbreak that began in West Africa more than a year ago. Beatrice Yardolo, 58, was released from a treatment center in Monrovia, the Liberian capital, on Thursday after testing negative for the disease the day before. She is believed to be the country's last Ebola patient. Like all such patients being discharged, she left behind her hospital clothes to be burned. She was given new clothes and wore brightly colored beads. “I am very grateful to the Chinese treatment center and the Almighty God that I lived to see this day,” Yardolo, an...

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